Look up the word "hero" in your dictionary. Go ahead, I'll wait.
Back already? Good. I'll wager it didn't say anything about sinking a basket from mid-court or being able to consistently throw a 100 mph fastball or put a pigskin into a receiver's arms from 40 yards. And it certainly said nothing about the ability to play an electric guitar, no matter how well, and gyrate on stage.
O.C. Stonestreet is a columnist for the R&L. He is the author of "Tales from Old Iredell County."